Tufts Medical Center Ultrasound Sonographer in Boston, Massachusetts

Ultrasound Sonographer

Department: Perinatal Diagnostic Center

Schedule: Part-Time Regular

Shift: Day shift

Grade: 11

Hours: 8:30 - 5pm (32 hrs)

Job Details:

  • GENERAL SUMMARY: Under general supervision, this position performs a variety of diagnostic ultrasound procedures to obtain and record interpretable diagnostic information for the medical staff. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Ability to accurately perform Level II obstetrical ultrasound exams in a timely manner, including multiple gestations. Provide ultrasound guidance for invasive procedures such as amniocentesis, Chorionic Villis Sampling (CVS), Percutaneous Umbilical Blood Sampling (PUBS), Fetal Transfusions, Fetal Shunt placement. Perform First Trimester Nuchal Translucency scans (certification required) Obtains all clinical information available through charts, films, lab tests, etc. prior to exams. Informs clinics, physicians and floors of interpretation for exams and provides results on request. Teaches residents, students, medical staff and visitors the science, capabilities, and proper use of ultrasound as a diagnostic tool. Schedules and receives patients for exams. Checks and maintains supplies as necessary. Maintains sterilization of equipment using appropriate cleaning procedures involved with specialized equipment. Maintains collaborative, team relationships with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to the working groups achievement of goals, and to help foster a positive work environment Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed. JOB REQUIREMENTS: JOB KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Ability to perform exams in Doppler, M-mode and Real Time modalities. Ability to concentrate for long periods of time under various conditions while acquiring diagnostic information. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her assigned service area. EDUCATION: Level of knowledge generally obtained through successful completion of a one or two year accredited Ultrasound program. LICENSES, ETC.: ARDMS registered in OB/GYN or registry eligible Nuchal Translucency certification preferred